Sweet and Spicy Squid

  • Author: alingoday
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 15
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x


Aling Oday’s quick and easy Sweet and Spicy Pusit recipe. A simple way of cooking pusit other than adobong pusit the sweet and spicy dish lover.



1 kg. Squid
1 pc Onion, chopped
4 – 5 cloves Garlic, minced
3 tbsp. Cooking Oil
1 pc. Siling Labuyo or Chili Flakes
Pepper to taste
1/4 cup Soy Sauce
1/4 cup Tomato Ketchup
2 tbsp. Brown Sugar or Honey


  1. Clean the squid. Remove back bone and eye. After washing, drain squid in a colander for about 15 minutes. Slice each squid into three to four pieces to produce squid rings. Do not remove the black ink.
  2. Pre-heat oil in a pan . Sauté onion till soft. Add in the garlic and pepper. Sauté for about two minutes while constantly tossing.
  3. Add in the sugar and the soy sauce and stir mixture for 2 minutes. Add in squid and let cook for about 5 minutes, until the squid is tender. Stir occasionally.
  4. Once the squid is tender, add ketchup and siling labuyo/chilli flakes. Mix it well until the ketchup is evenly distributed. Turn off heat and serve hot. Best serve with rice. Enjoy!

  • Category: Main dish
  • Cuisine: asian/filipino

Keywords: sweet and spicy squid, squid recipe, seafood recipe